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Veteran-owned brewing company aims to ‘leave no one behind’

Photo: Graeme Hafey holds up a glass of V2V Black Hops Brewing’s Victory Ale. All proceeds from this non-profit go towards organizations that help veterans. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)


V2V Black Hops Brewing supports veterans’ organizations

Two years ago, Graeme Hafey found out he had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

A Canadian Armed Forces veteran, who was part of the Royal Canadian Navy as well as the Royal Canadian Air Force, Hafey said he was trained to keep a level-head and calm demeanour.

“It was only two years ago that I realized I had PTSD, and it made sense,” Hafey said. “I had nightmares and cold sweats … I went to the point where I couldn’t handle my stress.”

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